Tristram Hunt

Former MP, Stoke-on-Trent Central

Stoke-on-Trent Central Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Leaving the Eu: Security, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice 18 Jan 2017

    It is a great pleasure to follow the hon. Member for Bath (Ben Howlett). I rise to speak in this debate and to make my final contribution in this House before I leave to take up the post of director of the Victoria & Albert museum, the world’s greatest museum of art, design and performance. It has been a profound privilege to represent Stoke-on-Trent Central in this Chamber for six...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Mobility 23 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2016 to Question 50295, what methodology her Department plans to use in selecting the next four opportunity areas; and when she expects an announcement to be made on the location of those areas.
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Social Mobility 23 Nov 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 3 November 2016 to Question 50295, how her Department plans to assess the effectiveness of opportunity areas in improving social mobility; and what performance measures such an assessment will include.

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Former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 23 January 2017 — Resigned

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Tristram Hunt campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Department for Education
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Transport
  • Teachers: Training
  • Capita
  • Tyres
  • Free Schools
  • Vocational Training

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (16 Apr 2013 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (8 Nov 2011 to 5 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 31 Oct 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Tristram Hunt’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.62% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 104 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 169 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Penguin Books Ltd. 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL; made through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS (Updated 28 July 2014):
7 April 2016, received payment of £248.80 (book royalties). Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
8 June 2016, received advance payment of £12,300. Hours: 0 hrs to date. (Registered 07 July 2016)
Salary as lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. Payment of £1,082.86 gross per month, until further notice. Hours: 16 hrs per month. (Updated 24 July 2015)
Payments from News UK, 1 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9GF:
31 March 2016, received payment of £400 for an article (Sunday Times). Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
15 June 2016, received payment of £350 for an article (Sunday Times). Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2016)
15 August 2016, received payment of £850 for two articles (Times and Sunday Times). Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 28 September 2016)
Payments for articles from Telegraph Media Group Ltd, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0DT:
15 January 2016, received payment of £324 for one article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payments for articles from Trinity Mirror Group, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP:
23 December 2015, received payment of £700 for two articles. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payments from Random House Group Ltd, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 2SA; made through Capel & Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
14 January 2016, received payment of £656 for introduction to book. Hours: 6 hrs. (Registered 25 January 2016)
Payment for article for Financial Times, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL:
8 April 2016, received payment of £400. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
8 June 2016, received payment of £150 for an article. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2016)
Payment for article for The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP:
31 March 2016, received payment of £250. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Payment for article for Prospect Magazine, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AA:
23 March 2016, received payment of £500. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 26 April 2016)
Payments from No.126, Jinhua St., Taipei City 10642, Taiwan; made through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
31 May 2016, received payment of £832.60 for foreign publishing rights for book. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2016)
Payments from Guardian News Media Ltd, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1P 2AP:
3 June 2016, received payment of £246 through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS, for a reprint. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2016)
4 June 2016, received payment of £434.95 for an article. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 07 July 2016)
Payments from Henry Holt & Co publishers (Palgrave Macmillian), Flatiron Building, 175 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10010, USA; made through Capel and Land, literary agents, 29 Wardour Street, London W1D 6PS:
25 August 2016, received payment of £7,564.64 for foreign publishing rights for book. Hours: 0 hrs. (Registered 28 September 2016)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 21 October 2015

Date accepted: 21 October 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 30 November 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Daniel Beard
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 17 November 2015

Date accepted: 17 November 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Peter Coates
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £40,000

Date received: 7 December 2015

Date accepted: 7 December 2015

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2015; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Lord David Sainsbury
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000

Date received: 17 December

Date accepted: 17 December

Donor status: individual

(Registered 18 January 2016; updated 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Tim Allen
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £15,000

Date received: 1 April 2016

Date accepted: 1 April 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 26 April 2016)
Name of donor: Alison Wedgwood
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Date received: 14 June

Date of accepted: 14 June

Donor status: individual

(Registered 07 July 2016)
Name of donor: Sir Trevor Chinn
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Date received: 24 November 2016

Date accepted: 24 November 2016

Donor status: individual

(Registered 22 December 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Zee Jaipur Literature Festival
Address of donor: Mansarover Building, Khasra No-366 min, Village Sultanpur, Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Delhi, India 110030

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Hotel accommodation with a value of £324 and flights costing £441; £765 in total

Destination of visit: India

Date of visit: 21 – 29 January 2016

Purpose of visit: To further Indo-British cultural exchange.

(Registered 09 March 2016)
Name of donor: HPL Hotel Properties Ltd
Address of donor: 50 Cuscaden Road, #08-01 HPL House Singapore 249724

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and entertainment with a total value of £4,945.85

Destination of visit: Singapore

Dates of visit: 15-19 September 2016

Purpose of visit: To promote Singapore-UK cultural relations, higher education and sporting ties.

(Registered 25 October 2016)

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